P&G Issues Voluntary Recall of Specific Old Spice and Secret Aerosol Spray Antiperspirants and Old Spice Below Deck Aerosol Spray Products Due to Detection of Benzene
The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) is voluntarily recalling all lots with expiry through September 2023 of specific Old Spice and Secret aerosol spray antiperspirants and Old Spice Below Deck aerosol spray products sold in the United States, and listed in the table below, to the consumer level due to the presence of benzene detected.
Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Levetiracetam Injection, USP Due to Lack of Sterility Assurance
CHICAGO, IL – November 19, 2021 - Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the voluntary nationwide recall of four lots of Levetiracetam Injection, USP, to the user level. The lack of container closure integrity, found in reserve sample vials may result in a non-sterile product.
American Screening LLC issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of American Screening Hand Sanitizer Packaged in 8 oz Bottles Because They Resemble Beverage Containers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 19, 2021 – American Screening LLC of Shreveport, Louisiana is voluntarily recalling 153,336 units of Hand Sanitizer, containing 70% ethyl alcohol gel to the consumer level. The hand sanitizer is packaged in 8 oz. containers that resemble water bottles posing a risk of consumption.
Odor-Eaters® Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Specific Lots of Odor- Eaters® Spray Powder and Odor-Eaters® Stink Stoppers® Spray Due to Benzene Contamination
Odor-Eaters®, owned by Blistex Inc., is voluntarily recalling a total of forty-one lots of two Odor-Eaters® spray products to the consumer level due to the presence of benzene. Internal testing identified low levels of benzene contamination in specific lots of these aerosol products.
Food & Beverage Recalls
Livia Global Announces Voluntary Recall of Two Lots of Its Liviaone Liquid Probiotics Because of The Potential for Contamination With Pseudomonas aeruginosa
VISALIA, CA December 1, 2021 – Livia Global, Inc a health and wellness company that offers LiviaOne Liquid Probiotics & BioLifePet Liquid Probiotics, today announced that it is voluntarily recalling two lots of its liquid probiotics due to the possibility of contamination by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a microorganism found in the environment that, if ingested, can cause life-threatening infection in immunocompromised individuals. P. aeruginosa infections are generally limited to hospital settings.
This recall only affects the following products with the Lot# 001005-1 Best by: 04/2023 & LiviaOne Nasal Probiotics with Lot# 010620-1 Best by 08/2023 with the following ship dates:
LiviaOne Daily Probiotics 2oz – UPC 030915 107112 Ship dates 04/16/2021 – 08/30/2021 (1067 units)
LiviaOne Daily Probiotics 4oz – UPC 030915 107167 Ship dates 07/09/2021 – 08/30/2021 (384 units)
LiviaOne Topical Spray Probiotics 4oz – UPC 030915 107105 Ship dates 07/08/2021 – 07/30/2021 (571 units)
LiviaOne Nasal Probiotics 1oz – UPC 030915 107198 Ship dates 04/21/2021 – 05/12/2021 (480 units)
LiviaOne Nasal Probiotics 1 oz - UPC 030915 107198 Ship dates 07/14/2021 – 08/24/2021 (600 units)
LiviaOne Nasal Probiotics 1 oz – Lot# 010620-1 UPC 030915 107198 Ship dates 10/27/2021 – 11/25/2021 (50 units)
BioLifePet Probiotics for Cats – UPC 030915 107044 Ship dates 05/05/2021 – 07/26/2021 (128 units)
BioLifePet Probiotics for Dogs – UPC 030915 107037 Ship dates 05/05/2021 – 08/25/2021 (128 units)
Lot numbers are located on the side of the bottle and on the bottom of the outer container in which the product is sold. (See below) No other lots or ship dates or any other LiviaOne products are affected by this recall. These products are distributed nationwide through Amazon, wholesale, and direct sales from the company’s website.
International Golden Foods, Inc (IGF) of Bensenville, IL is voluntarily recalling certain lot codes of the Al kanater brand tahini because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune system. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
The product was distributed nationwide and is sold in 16 Oz. jars. The jars are labelled “Al kanater Tahini.”
On 11/23 Calise & Sons Bakery, Inc. produced Italian Scala Bread (Italian bread w/Sesame Seeds) and by error were packaged in a bag that says Golden Flax Seed Scala Bread, photos below. A total of 689 packages were produced that went out to markets in RI, MA, NH and CT. The packages have a white plastic clip closure with a sell by date of 12-06 and Julian date of 327. Calise immediately contacted our sales team and distributors to begin a voluntary recall of this product. Product not yet distributed has been pulled off our trucks. Our sales reps having been returning to the stores to retrieve the product. At this moment, we have approximately 100 packages that are unaccounted for. That number will continue to decline as our route sales team reports back to us. We are working diligently to retrieve all products.
Conagra Brands Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Birds Eye Broccoli Tots® Due to Potential Presence of Small Rocks and Metal Fragments in Product
Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), is voluntarily recalling Birds Eye Broccoli Tots in 12 ounce packages with specific best buy dates due to the potential presence of small rocks and metal fragments in the product. Conagra Brands was made aware of this issue through calls from consumers.
Conagra has received two reports to date of injury (dental damage) associated with the recalled product. Consumers who have purchased this product are advised to dispose of it. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. Consumers can reach Conagra Brands Consumer Care at 1-800-921-7404 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST Monday through Friday, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flagship Food Group of Eagle, Idaho is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of frozen cauliflower, TJ Farms Select brand, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The cauliflower was imported from China and the affected lot code and UPC are located on the back panel lower left corner of the bag.
Committed to the quality of its products, Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods is recalling 31.4-ounce jars of H-E-B Creamy Tomato Basil Soup due to the possible presence of glass in the product.
The recall was initiated after a customer notified the supplier that the product contained a glass piece. No injuries have been reported to date. All products related to this recall have been removed from H-E-B store shelves.
The voluntary recall impacts product with sell by/ used by dates: Lot: 22871 Best By: 10/14/22, which can be found printed on the jar below the lid.
JFC International Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish (Bonito, Sardine, Tuna) in Wel Pac Shrimp Soup Stock
JFC International Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling a Wel-Pac Shrimp Dashi No Moto soup stock because it was found to contain undeclared fish (Bonito, Sardine, Tuna). Individuals who have allergies to fish (Bonito, Sardine, Tuna) run the risk of a serious life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product. No incidents have been reported to date in connection with this issue.
The products were distributed to retail stores in the state of Hawaii.
Kraft Heinz Voluntarily Recalls Select Country Time Lemonade, Tang, Arizona Tea Powdered Beverages and Limited Kool-Aid Powdered Beverage Products in U.S. and Select Country Time Lemonade and Tang Powdered Beverages in Canada
Select code dates of Country Time Lemonade, Tang, Arizona Tea powdered beverages and limited Kool- Aid powdered beverages with “Best When Used By” dates between May 10, 2023 and November 1, 2023 are being voluntarily recalled in the U.S. due to the potential presence of foreign material, specifically very small pieces of metal or glass, that may have been introduced during production.
Additionally, select code dates of Country Time Lemonade with “Best When Used By” date of September 15, 2023 and select Tang powdered beverages with “Best When Used By” dates of August 20-21, 2023 are being voluntarily recalled in Canada for the same issue.
TaDah! Foods of Springfield, VA is Voluntarily Recalling Two Batches of Production of Spicy Brown Sugar Harissa Hummus Due to an Undeclared Milk Allergen
TaDah! Foods of Springfield, VA is voluntarily recalling two batches of production of Spicy Brown Sugar Harissa Hummus due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. There have been no reports of illness to date.
The specific products being recalled are:
- TaDah!, Spicy Brown Sugar Harissa Hummus Falafel Wrap 7.5oz with a lot code 0601TaDah!, Spicy Brown Sugar Harissa Hummus Falafel Wrap 7.5oz with a "Best By" date of September 01, 2022 (090122) UPC number 85019800307-5
- TaDah!, Spicy Brown Sugar Harissa Hummus Falafel Wrap 7.5oz with a lote code 0621TaDah!, Spicy Brown Sugar Harissa Hummus Falafel Wrap 7.5oz with a “Best By” September 03, 2022 (090322) UPC number 8-5019800307-5
"Best By" dates can be found on the left end flap, in black print.
The Spice House is voluntarily recalling Sichuan Chili BBQ Rub because it may contain undeclared sesame. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to sesame seeds should immediately discontinue use of this product.
The product is being recalled because the wrong spice blend may be in the bottle and therefore it could contain undeclared sesame. Less than 40 jars of the product are affected by this issue, but all Sichuan Chili BBQ Rub produced is being recalled.
The product was only available for purchase from November 12 through November 18, 2021. It was distributed at The Spice House retail stores and on the company’s website. It is sold in a glass jar marked with the UPC 816328028240.
Cargill voluntarily recalls 469, one-pound bags of Wilbur Dark Chocolate Triple Covered Malted Milk Balls due to possible peanut allergen presence
Cargill is voluntarily recalling 469, one-pound bags of Wilbur Dark Chocolate Triple Covered Malted Milk Balls. Sold locally through the Wilbur Chocolate Store in Lititz, Pa. and online at Wilburbuds.com, the bags are being recalled because it may contain undeclared peanut allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
While packaging the Wilbur Dark Chocolate Triple Covered Malted Milk Balls, a Cargill employee identified a milk-chocolate covered peanut within the malted milk balls and packaging production was immediately stopped. The bag labels do bear a “may contain peanut” statement; however, we are recalling the product in an abundance of caution.
Peanut allergic individuals should not consume the Dark Chocolate Triple Covered Malted Milk Balls.
Mountain Meadow Herbs of Somers, MT is recalling 54 bottles (total 240 capsules per bottle) of Mountain Meadow Herbs brand Candida Flush, Lot# 0120011Q. Some bottles from this Lot have become pressurized over time in storage . When opened, the product may forcefully expel air as well as portions of capsules and powder. This may result in customers sustaining injuries to their hands and eyes, which may require medical attention.
Product was distributed to retailers in IN, MN, MT, NY, TN and in Ontario of Canada. Product was sold directly to consumers in IN, KY, MN, MO, MT, NE, OH, PA, VA, and WI.
The affected Candida Flush has the UPC 8 13086 01593 2, Lot #012001l Q, Exp 12/22. See label below.
Spice ‘N’ More Corp. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in all Salma Natural Curry Powder, Salma Natural Jamaican Curry, Casablanca Natural Spices Curry Powder, and Casablanca Natural Spices Curry Jamaican
Spice N’ More Corp. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling all ounces and all lots of 13 ounce, 16 ounce, 7 ounce and 9 ounce plastic containers of Salma and Casablanca Curry Powder, because the products may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled products:
- SALMA NATURAL CURRY POWDER in 13-ounce (368g) plastic containers with UPC code 023913159115;
- SALMA NATURAL JAMAICAN CURRY in 16-ounce (453g) plastic containers with UPC code 023913159238;
- CASABLANCA NATURAL SPICES CURRY POWDER in 7-ounce (198g) plastic containers with UPC code 639235101314; and
- CASABLANCA NATURAL SPICES CURRY JAMAICAN in 9-ounce (255g) plastic containers with UPC code 639235101338;
were distributed nationwide to retailers, distributors, and online mail orders. All commercial and retail customers are advised to pay close attention to the product details included above.
Medical Device Recalls
Teleflex Incorporated Announces Worldwide Recall of Arrow-Trerotola™ Over-The-Wire PTD® Kit Percutaneous Thrombolytic Device: 7FR
WAYNE, Pa., Nov. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical technologies for critical care and surgery, has announced a worldwide recall of Arrow-Trerotola™ Over-The-Wire PTD® Kit Percutaneous Thrombolytic Device: 7FR. The Arrow-Trerotola Percutaneous Thrombolytic Device (PTD) Catheter, in conjunction with the Arrow Rotator Drive Unit, permits mechanical declotting of native arterio-venous (AV) fistulae and synthetic dialysis grafts.